Of Counsel

Claire Neiger, Esq.

p. 215.735.3994  |  f. 215.735.1133

Bar Admissions

Pennsylvania
New Jersey
District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania
U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania
U.S. District Court of New Jersey
Third Circuit of the Federal Courts

Memberships

Pennsylvania Bar Association
Philadelphia Bar Association
New Jersey Bar Association

Education

Temple University School of Law, J.D.

Overview

Ms. Neiger is an experienced trial lawyer with over 25 years of civil litigation experience in both Pennsylvania and New Jersey at the state and federal levels. She focuses on litigation of premises liability, medical malpractice, automobile negligence involving fraud, and insurance coverage matters. Ms. Neiger has obtained over 70 defense verdicts at trial and numerous successful outcomes in the ADR, UM and UIM forums.

Ms. Neiger’s practice also concentrates on appellate level work.  She has successfully represented the firm defending appeals against defense verdicts before the Superior and Supreme Courts of Pennsylvania and the Third Circuit.  Some of her featured successes include: Emerich v. Philadelphia Center for Human Development (Pennsylvania’s Mental Health Procedures Act); Brown v. Albert Einstein Medical Center (medical malpractice); Djukanovic v. Albert Einstein Medical Center (assault by third party); Stormes v. Acme Markets, (premises liability); and Porterfield v. Trustees of the University of Pennsylvania (medical malpractice). Ms. Neiger has also achieved success in difficult appeals involving remittitur, indemnification, and attorney work product. 

When Ms. Neiger is not arguing, she enjoys hiking, bird watching, and traveling with her children. Her daughter is carrying on the family tradition and is at Villanova Law School after graduating with honors from the University of Pennsylvania. Her son is excelling at Saint Joseph’s University and has his eye on a J.D. as well. Lance, the family dog, also looks good behind the desk!

Representative Matters

Defense Verdict in Medical Malpractice Case with $8,000,000 Demand

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Philadelphia County Bad Faith Dismissal/UIM Jury Trial Victory in a Case with Multiple Fractures and Alleged Traumatic Brain Injury

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Claire Neiger Nabs Defense Verdict for Philadelphia Hospital in Trip and Fall Jury Trial

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GMR Obtains Nonsuit Verdict in Multi-Million Dollar Medical Malpractice Claim

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GMR Starts the Year Off with 12 Jury Trial Defense Verdicts

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Verdict Limited to $18,500 in Philadelphia Medical Malpractice Trial with $2.7 Million Initial Demand

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Claire Neiger Obtains Defense Verdict for Hospital in Two Week Trial

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Claire Neiger Obtains Defense Trial Verdict in Case Involving an Automatic Door

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Media

GMR Obtains Six Consecutive Jury Trial Defense Verdicts in Three Counties in Less Than a Month

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